Marriage & Money: How Can We Afford to Live on One Income?

One of the biggest game-changers with our finances was shifting things so we could live on one income. However, that’s not always an easy thing to do. Today I’ll break down strategies and tactics that we and other couples have used to make it easier!  Living on One Income? I’m serious; if we had to […]

How Credit Unions Can Boost Your Family’s Finances

Not happy getting nickled and dimed by your bank? It may be time to switch. Find out how moving your money to a credit union can save your family big bucks! Better Banking with a Credit Union? Having the best checking and savings accounts for your family can be a huge boost for your finances. […]

Brokerage Accounts: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Have you paid off your debts and are looking to grow your money beyond savings? Learn how to create a strategy and plan so you can open and invest in your brokerage account! Ready to Open and Invest in a Brokerage Account? If you would’ve met us when we were first married and told me […]

Better Investing: Top 6 Mistakes for Couples to Avoid

‘All Investment Mistakes Are Investor Mistakes’ Is that really true? Today we’ll dig in and see how to avoid making the most common mistakes with your investments!  Avoiding Big Mistakes with Investments ‘All Investment Mistakes Are Investor Mistakes’ I saw that headline in an older article in The NY Times. Based on personal experience when […]

How to Maximize Your Retirement with Your 401(k)s

Want to get the most of your 401(k)? Get tips, tactics, and more on how you can keep your investments simple, low maintenance, and effective!  Reviewing Your 401(k)s During this break with the podcast, I was catching up on a few things, one of which was open enrollment. Every year my husband gets a huge packet […]

Open Enrollment: How Much Should We Contribute to Our 401(k)?

Want to maximize your 401(k) this year? The first step is figuring out how much to contribute. Today we discuss how much you need to put in to retire! How Much Should We Put Into Our 401(k)? We’re wrapping our open enrollment series! In the past couple of episodes we’ve discussed what you need to […]

Open Enrollment: How to Maximize Your Benefits

Learn how you can navigate open enrollment season and maximize your benefits to their fullest potential! Making the Most of Your Benefits When we began our series about open enrollment last week, we got into some key things to consider when weighing the pros and cons of different health insurance options.  While health insurance is […]